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the west which could threaten america's economic future. this program is about an hour. >> host: susan thank you for being with us. >> guest: i've been looking forward to talking with you. >> host: let's start with the basics. what is the status of broadband in america today? >> guest: the picture at america's quite different from the other developed nations. we have god for very high. >> and download. >> in america cable monopolies and local monopolies in each region of the country dominate that market. and for 85% of americans the only choice with a live will be their local cable monopolies. we don't have any of the fastest 25 cities in the world when it comes to internet access in america so we are not in the world's leaders. we are somewhere in the middle of the pack and we also have a deep digital divide so having an internet access at home is very tightly correlated to your socioeconomic status or maybe about half of the people with incomes between 30 and $50,000 a year have it at home and the number is lower for people with incomes under $30,000 a year. rich people tend to have
food but other service jobs overseas. >> the complaint is that we don'have jobs here in america. but the fact is labor is cheaper overseas. and youth unemployment here. minimum wage jobs in mcdonalds and entw level position are necessary for high school and college students to get a to the in the work force. if you start raising thatcost and making them more expensive, emplees willot hiring then. there is a 17 percent youth unemployment rate. we'll see go up. >> hold on, ju know. your city alone, there is a walmart law where they want to increase the wage for walmart. there is a 34 percent unemployment rate in teens in washington d.c. and you box them outine more from jobs th need. >> wait a second, if you are talking about mcdonald, the average worker is 28. not teenagers. and second eric y and wayne will have to get in corporate jets to go to mcdonald and send those jobs overseas. that's what wayne is saying. >> no, let's be honest here. one more thing eric, you want us to bring third world wages. >> what are you talking about. >>y corporate jet was built overseas. >> there w
with pulitzer prize winning author james mcgreger burns of the three roosevelt leader who transformed america. she lives in massachusetts with jim burns and their dog roosevelt. and i know that -- [laughter] just on a personal note, for one thing, susan is a great friend of the library and me as well. james mcgrayinger burns is the roosevelt scholar. he wrote the first volume of biography. he's in williamstown, massachusetts, and will be watching the program later. we want to send our best to him in williamstown, massachusetts. [applause] so with that, i'm pleased to introduce sue san dunn. -- susan dunn. [applause] >> thank you, bob. it's a great treat and great privilege to be speaking in this magical place. have you ever seen alfred hitchcock's movie "foreign correspondent"? it made the debut in the summer of 1940. in the first scene, a newspaper editor asks him flip what is your opinion of the present european crisis, mr. jones? what crisis said the reporter played by joel. i'm referring to the war, mr. jones. oh, that. well to tell you the truth, i haven't given it much thought. you don'
sought to pursue taking america into the second world war. and as michael explained, that changed the course of history as we know in very dramatic ways and in particular the role of america in very dramatic ways. and so the story is a fascinating one of itself. it's told beautifully by michael in a way that takes you into the rooms where the decisions were being made and the conversations were being had that shaped the course of history. but it also has i think important lessons about statecraft, about the way in which presidents of with great difficulty nevertheless can turn the american state and new and profoundly important directions. therefore it has relevance for today as well. michael was the director of the institute for international policy in sydney australia where he does a great job of leading that institution, which has become under his leadership the premier think tank on international policy and australia. as i said, she was formerly year as a senior fellow in the foreign policy program. he previously directed the global issues program at the institute and before t
at where america lost its way could use this town as a primary source. go to for a link to my "washington post" column this week, and let's get started. >>> when the rungs on the ladder of opportunity grow farther and farther apart, it undermines the very essence of america. that idea that if you work hard, you can make it here. >> that was president obama last week. in fact one thing that both right and left agree on is that social and economic mobility, bowing able to make it no matter where you start from, is at the heart of the american dream. in recent years the most depressing statistics about this country have been that that mobility has declined, particularly compared with other countries, despite the anecdotes and celebrated examples, most americans appear to be stuck in the economic strata into which they were born. last week the most detailed study on this topic was released. it provides lots of fascinating clo clues about the causes of our problem, breaking american mobility down by geography. for example, if you were born in a detroit family in the bottom fi
to america and the role that benjamin franklin played in its develop and. this is a little over one hour. >> thank you for those kind words. i'd forgotten about some of that stuff. it's always good to get a refresher course. it's really wonderful to be here in seattle. as i mentioned to some of you when i first arrived, i wife and i only recently relocated to the pacific northwest. we are based out of portland, oregon, having left washington, d.c., the other washington. there is one institution i miss and that's the library of congress where i wrote this book, most of my three or their books as well. but i know the lord of life and quality of discourse will be greatly improved. and i know also that benjamin franklin would be particularly pleased to know that if speaking here tonight and that he would commend this institution on its civic mindedness. franklin was what was known as a projector. he loves -- loud projects, social projects. knowledge was a social activity and that was exemplified by the program get here at town hall. i do have to say one thing. i think he would probably frown
could ask the staff to begin passing this out. he is going to be called america works, education and training for tomorrow's jobs. [applause] i think that is something that certainly democrats and republican governors along with our orbit fellows and our private sector members are very attuned to and very engaged with. thisd so many discussions past week about the importance of our economy, our workforce education, and how we align all of those systems to be able to meet our individual state cost needs. needs.e's how to build a workforce that will meet the needs of america. economic regions have become more competitive, not only the united states around the world. i work first has become more specialized, and we have more specialized services, more specialized skills. public very garish resources that are available for workforce training. we have a lot of different workforce programs, so we need a thoughtful, comprehensive approach that will prepare the workforce to keep pace with a very competitive global economy. it is an issue that not only calls for national attention, but it
in america. how do he get the conversation from the immigrant conversation without u out of fear to one of hope and about why we're the encounter country in the world. how do we get that conversation reignited here with our folks. i'm proud to be an american and we'll always celebrate the opportunity in this country. so from a senate side we're not going to have family - for many others when we became successful i wanted to share that with our family members. we've also been strong in family where's that tradition. so i want to go back to let's not have immigration reform based on fear but being the open light to the rest of the world. and with the attitude and spirit then you start saying what makes our country successful. it will not discriminate against gaze and lesbians. we can do more in our immigration policies. this is an opportunity in the celebration of our country let's not make decisions out of fear but out of a progressive approach. so we can have the talent and the values of what we believe in to be reflected in a good inhabitation policy >> let's hear from so many of the
of severe penalties over steroid use. is it enough to restore trust in america's favorite pastime? perspective this morning as i talk with bob costas of nbc sportses. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday morning, august 4th. >> and good sunday morning. the u.s. is on high alert at this hour. 22 u.s. embassies from north africa to bangladesh are closed now, and a worldwide travel alert is in effect for americans. andrea mitchell is nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent. andrea, good to have you here. what is it about where this is coming from and the significance of it that has engendered such a big reaction? >> well, they have intercepted chatter and it's coming from and targeting yemen. they believe it's either emanating from yemen where al qaeda and the arabian peninsula is the strongest unit or fractional unit of al qaeda that still remains. it's also the most operational unit. they're concerned about this area, but now they're looking at other areas as well. if there is no attack today, because this is the holiest day of the month of ramadan, t
>>> good morning, america. breaking right now. boardwalk chaos. a lovely saturday evening in venice beach, california, shattered when a driver plows into the crowd. >> that guy's intention was to kill people. >> from russia with hate. madonna and lady gaga now in the crosshairs of the same official behind the country's controversial new anti-gay law. could the material girl and mother monster actually be prosecuted. >> hell hath no furry. a woman in court for murder for hire charges. >>> the man eating fresh water monster lurking in the louisiana bay bayou. we're kicking off shark week here on "gma" just when you thought it was safe to get in the water. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we've also got breaking sports news about the fate of superstar alex rodriguez. our colleagues over at espn are reporting that major league baseball will suspend a-rod tomorrow. it's not a lifetime ban, but it is big and ron will have the details on that coming up. >> the league's highest paid player was determined he was coming back to the yankees. >>> also, this is a day of high anxiety for america
problem in america is the system is not producing right people. there's plenty of jobs for sophisticated manufacturing, technical training, either vocational training that's high end, running numerical control milling machines. they're in short supply. in oil and gas production, energy, technology is being held back by americans who can't do this. you fix it by offering more education. >> at what point will it ever be just not on the margin, that we're making high-tech things in the united states but there really will be a manufacturing sur jens especially in the consumer tech of big, big numbers of jobs? >> it's going to be hard for the very high volume commodity stuff. frankly it's easier to be done. those are not the high value jobs anyway. we're losing low value and gaining high value jobs. that's the great american story. it's completely dependent upon education and investment. we can do this. >> you've also said, here we have this trend in america where we bring in the best and brightest in the world. then you say, thanks, see you later. >> we don't call them aliens. we call them c
, and live with acceptable risk. came out in '08. and his newest book, america the beautiful, rediscovering what made the nation great in 2011. dr. carson, how do you get from gifted hands to america the beautiful where you begin that book by asking essentially a philosophical policy question whether or not we're still following the version of the founding fathers. >> guest: yes. that's a very good question. first of all never intended to be an author. but after the bender twin operation, a lot of people wanted know talk about the operation, and then they started want took hear -- wanting to hear about my background, and people were flabbergasted, and it was interesting how it worked out. everybody gets their 15 minutes of fame. well, my first 15 minutes had to do with an operation that they remove half the brain, and my second 15 minutes had to do with operating on babies still in the mother's womb. and then i said to my wife, if there's a third 15 minutes, our lives would probably change because the media isn't stupid. and they'll say, wait a minute. isn't that the same guy -- and then th
in oprahhoma. >> we are trying to ignite that love affair that america has with america'sfounding. >> the founding fathers of america sure had -- >> reshape the united states into a progressive liberal utopia. >> for you and for me. everybody. equality, peace. >> oh, no, let's go. let's go crazy. >> let's get done. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. have you ever been in a conversation with a conservative who comes back in any argument you may be having and says, you know what? there are absolutes. tonight's ed show is about absolutes. absolutely change taking place right here in the middle of the country surrounded by red states. tonight i'm broadcasting from minneapolis, minnesota, in the middle of the country where democrats have taken control of the house, senate and governor's office. you know, in the past year we have seen three things, fiscal change, social change and something that we never see anything under republican rule, and that's reinvestment in public education. this state is proof positive when the democrats get control, things change for the be
there were over 30 hijackings and america. sometimes at the rate of more than one per week or even two per day. i was looking for people that had been fugitives for many years after hijacking planes. looking at the list of those who led another run there is pretty much of male crew then they saw a woman's name cathy kerkow from the -- from a small town in oregon i was intrigued and it thought would make this 20 old woman turned her back on everything she had ever known to hijack a plane to a foreign country to never come home again? so that was a four year obsession for me in the long journey of the story. i will start telling the story of her accomplice but more about the general history of hijacking in america and when they started a cuban exile whipped out a steak knife on the miami to key west fly into the private if you want to go to havana there is the assassination attempt orchestrated by the dominican republic than there were others and started the epidemic with an outbreak and cluster the hijackings then they fall off and were back with more violence but during this same bone dash
that there were special events that san francisco will often do. whether it be the america's cup, sunday games, giants streets they will wake up for the car that is typically legally parked on this their street and find out they can't get it back but for a $500 fibromyalgiav. i protionx posed to the public if your community can help us figure out an app so if i provided my cell phone to city government, we can let you know if the street cleaning is going to happen tomorrow. we propose this had last year. mayor lee was supportive. we're still waiting for it to happen, idea number one. idea number two, my constituents ask me can you tell us where every single dollar in city government goes? whether it goes to an individual, nonprofit, someone providing goods and services in our city? last year i proposed an open budget application so that we could drill down and know where every single penny of city government is being spent. i want to thank our budget director who is here, our city controller. we are working on this, but we are still months away from getting the data that we need to provide thi
, and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >> welcome. i'm kim lawton, sitting in for bob abernethy. thank you for joining us. >>> interfaith leaders offered prayers and support as israeli and palestinian negotiators came to washington this week to open the first middle east peace talks in years. state department officials say they will negotiate for at least nine months. there are many tough issues on the table, including jewish settlements, the return of palestinian refugees, and the status of jerusalem. >>> meanwhile, the state department has just launched a project that could help. christian ethicist and wesley theological seminary professor shaun casey is heading a new office that will try to engage religious leaders and the faith community in u.s. foreign policy. >>> widespread international concern this week over the disappearance of a prominent italian priest inside syria. father paolo dall' oglio lived in syria
panel people. and as mayor as one of the finite cities in america why are you supporting immigration >> thank you carl. let me repeat my hangz or thanks for julia and kevin. this is the first company i visit in this city and carl thank you. and the carl bishop group is very important working with our chamber of commerce and the other nonprofit. a simple answer is jobs. the reason i'm working on immigration reform. i used to be a civil rights attorney and helped folks to 0 reunite with their families. but at the time the direction connect to the history of the city being a city of immigrants 35 percent of all the small businesses in san francisco was owned by an immigrant. our whole history this city's been built on good immigrants who found ideas and employed others. and today that story has not changed. i think that the businesses in succeed if we have good sound business policies but we make sure there's comprehensive immigration reform. because we've he learned over the years is that there are millions of people in the state of california and undocumented folks in san francisco t
-time. it's not just america and it's not bad thing. first of all in england where they have national health care, the governme pays for health caring they have a record number of part-time workers. that's not because of obama care. what's really going on is employers don't want to necessarily hire you. they don't want to give you 401(k) or heal benefits. yeah, that will discourage an pl to be a full-time. you guys are acting like the '50s model, the watch, the plan, health care. >> gary, take it on. >> i agree with jonas. we do want more flexibility but i'm sorry. he ee wrong about this being a trend for the last 40, 50 years. as i pointed out, in every economy, part-time jobs outnumr full-time jobs. fast food, movies, local government, you want to have part-time people there, they know the siness, all the reasons they hire full-time. they see it growing economy. instead we're slapped with this new cost, the tax, call it what you will with obamaare and mpanies want to be more flexible and they have to be by hiring part-time workers because they don't know where the economy or health care is
states of america population is not going to dive into these stories that these spins out about the violation of the constitution. christie is there to tell you buildings were burning in new york, people were jumping out of windows. we have to protect ourselves. >> paul: there is growing opposition to the surveillance of the nsa, rand paul is tapping some public sentiment, not just on the left. we had a voted in congress and republican congressman in michigan that almost gutted the collection of meta data. it failed but very close. is dorothy right about the politics? >> i really would like to think that dorothy is right about this and also chris christie is right. i worry that 9/11 and all of that is becoming a new york-new jersey, connecticut thing. those that experienced that day and it's essentially receding out in part to the country to something of an distraction because the united states has been lucky, unlike capitals in europe not to experience another terrorist event. i think, unfortunately, there may be reservoir of political support that could get behind what rand pa
're continuing to having difficulties getting a response we're happy to have our d c america to contact them. and i'll be happy to certify in any way possible. thanks again for carrying this legislation >> thank you. any additional public comments? >> good afternoon supervisors i'm steven. i'm a concerned citizen of san francisco county. i've lived here for 55 years and i'm disturbed about what happens over the park. a couple of saturdays ago we had 3 banners from papers above us so this is corporate sky graffiti. and we're very concerned about the impact of tourism too. this city is progressive but when it has an impact of its beans flying over the city we're concerned about the air and noise and visual pollution. what's the impact upon our bird population let alone the human population. i'm in support of the baen and the elimination of all banners flying over san francisco county. this is getting a little bit ridiculous. the americans are taking 35 bits of advertising and if we can't look at the beautiful of the golden gate bridge we're not a beautiful city. i thank you for taking my tes
information about black people here in america. and they showed me the books they bought and i want to say marcus bookstore would you get rid of a gold mine. it's beneficial to all people. i bought my first black. and so they have a little library. thank you for supporting this bookstore don't get rid of it >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> how is it going. this bookstore has been part of the history of san francisco it's part of the history of the filing more community it runs after school programs. it's hosted events with speakers like rosa parks and danny glover and ophra winphrey. we have to take a moment to the local. they need this bookstore. i ask that the board of supervisors look at this situation and do what they can to encourage the spectaculars to sell the building back. >> thank you. next speaker, please i'd like to thank the board for supporting the resolution. i'm appreciative of supporting the black community as a whole. i know you all have seen a lot of me. but marcus books has been a part of my life and i went to school with colleagues. so for me, you, you know,
of america we want to have. what kind of kentucky we want to have. there are only two answers to this question. barack obama's vision for america. or kentucky's. the obama crowd does not like it. kentucky's voice is often the voice of opposition to the obama agenda. i am proud of that. that is why every liberal in america, every liberal in america have announced they will beat us next year. you know, the liberals are worried because it just as i predicted, obamacare is a disaster for america. [applause] i fought them every step of the way, every step of the government takeover. and we stand up to their war on coal. look, as long as i am in the senate, kentucky will have a voice. [applause] all of these liberals, come down here to push me around, they are not going to get away with it, are they? going to decide what kindrand pi take the fight every single day. let me give you an example. a few months ago, the liberals decided that you cannot fish below the dams below the river anymore. well, i rounded up the group and we got together with ed whitfield and rand paul and you can
in the united states of america without the protections of citizenship, then and in -- then some of them maybe many of them are exploited and mistreated in a variety of ways. that is not what america is supposed to be all about. became. you, senator the same question for representative the sarah. the gang of eight -- the gang of seven now in the house. what do you think the chances are that the bill will make it to president obama? let me start by saying i agree with everything senator mccain just said. so you would have to conclude the chances are getting much better these days that we will pass a comprehensive fix to the immigration system. if i could just say we would not even be at step one had senator mccain not stepped to the plate. it is so important because we are not going to do this unless it is a bipartisan bill. and we no longer have senator kennedy with us, who was a champion on so many issues. but we are fortunate that senator mccain was still with us. we saw the result. 68 votes. they found a way to do this bipartisan. i do not think we can talk a lot without first recognizing t
as an invasion decades in the making under way in avn species staking claim to the americas, but creatures that ll die ther thain retre. >> title date we will stop the spread of the african bees. >> moving through florida headed for georgia. killer bees now number mo than 1 trillion and will soon be headed your way. john: whatht are we going to do? let's ask this man who is on the animal planet show the removal speclists, a mike mollica burger should we be scared of the killer bees? >> i would not be any more afraid than being struck by lightning. john: but they are investing in moving north? >> when they were released from brazil in 1957 they spread at a rate to 300 miles per year. john: and experimental went wrong? >> they were taken from africa and brout to brazil to create a better be to moreesistant to the pathogens a create btter honey and it was an accidental release from one of the assistance that allowed these into the of wild where they spread rapidly nooth in six states right now. john: there more dangerous because they don't is --et discouraged and will chase you furthhr? perio
this week. in "collision 2012: obama versus rom and the future of elections in america," dan balz gives an inside look at the presidential campaigns of mitt romney and barack obama. brenda wineapple chronicles the social, political and cultural history of the u.s. leading up to the civil war and the reconstruction period that followed in "ecstatic nation." in "manson: the life and times of charles manson," jeff quinn chronicles the life of charles manson. "pink be sari revolution. " in "hothouse," the survival of art at america's most celebrated publishing house. robert wilson, editor of "the american scholar," recounts the life and career of civil war era photographer matthew brady in matthew brady: portraits of a nation. look for these titles in bookstores this coming year and watch for the authors in the near future on booktv and on >> booktv is on location at bookexpo america which is the annual publishers' trade show held in new york city. and we're talking with the publisher of chicago review press about some of their upcoming titles. cynthia sherry, what do you have c
and a sound currency, you have a huge middle class. america was always known to have the biggest middle class ever, and the wealthiest middle class ever. but not anymore. look at statistics on unemployment. 100 million people receiving .ome type of food assistance inflation is still with us. i would say that the results have been very poor. we are in a situation where we are not producing either. we create a situation where we don't produce our -- our greatest exporter are our dollars. you will have to do something. you will have to decide -- if you get a little bit confused on what we should do, when, and how , you can start by saying, you know what would be a good start? why don't we start right now, never send anybody to washington unless you really believe they will obey the constitution? [applause] that's pretty radical. if they are needing change, that's the kind of change we want. we have to change attitudes, too. we have to change attitudes about this authority government has assumed. the executive branch is probably most guilty. they assume so much power they don't really have. but w
business, but not good for america. and that's the important thing, are we for interested in our business or america. i'm more interested in america than i am in our own business. 94% of all the companies over 50 employees had health insurance. there's only 6% of them that was going to affect anybody. we have health insurance in our company for every temporary associate. >> i worked for manpower once, i needed a job for a short period. they gave me a sickle, they said see that grass? go cut it. >> we have 80,000 employees a day. >> let me take a break, i promise we'll get to everybody. and the campaign to derail obama care has now taken over the air waive waves. we'll get reaction from our studio audience. we want to get -- follow the show, share your thoughtses on obama care or you can join us on twitter at sean hannity. what are you doing back there? ow! that hurt! no, no, no, no. you can't go to school like this, c'mon. don't do it! no! (mom vo) you never know what life's gonna throw at you. if i gotta wear clothes, you gotta wear clothes. (mom vo) that's why i got a subaru. i just pul
that is growing over the last few days. why the highroller's here in america -- why the higher alert here in america? tothey were so specific as the certain dates that we were given. we just do not know where it is going to be. the assumption is that is going to be most likely in the middle east around one of the embassies. but there is no guarantee. in the unitedhere states, it could be a series of worldwide attacks. we have to be ready for everything. i think the ministration has embassies,lster the and also let state and local government no over the last several this is a wake-up call. al qaeda has mutated and spread. >> he also talked about the u.s. embassy closings. he was before the young americans for liberty conference. a former representative and 2012 presidential candidate. i lean towards optimism. but i am concerned about what other countries have done. they usually go towards totalitarians. people get frightened. they scare people. we are told that there's going to be a lot of attacks around the world trade we are closing down embassies. saved you from all this grief because w
of wealth in america. >> you remember this oliver stone movie wall street and the character who gets hung around our necks as a poster board for capitalism. what i like is the famous poster using the motorola cell phone from 1984. because i am under i have an interest in technology and cell phones and such. this is the 40th anniversary it's been a mixed blessing obviously. the motorola brick that he had cost almost $10,000 in $2,013. would cost nearly a thousand dollars to operate, a couple hours stand by coming you couldn't play angry birds or trade the stock or check your e-mail or send a text message or anything else. you had to be gordon gecko to own one. they are expensive. i want to say that there was an 16 candles and it's in a rolls-royce because that's where they were. now you talk to college students, you talk to people who are not gordon gecko, who are not millionaires, and everyone has this in his pocket. there is a lady that owns a coffee shop down the street from my office in new york. she is from bangladesh and she has the same cell phone the president of the united states
, the america. host: tom and wellington. caller: what is the source for your funding, and is there any way to contribute? thank you. guest: the film was founded in many different ways. the initial funding came out of my pocket. then we did a kickstart campaign, which was the source of the additional seed money. also, really got the word out about the movie. the kickstart was the termination of the movie. subsequently we got a lot of grant money from the private and public sources. the final funding was provided by a number of additional organizations, including private york,ot new which is an advertising production company and impact partners. host: do you know the overall price? guest: i can't say. we premiered the film internationally in the netherlands and the u.s. premiere at south by southwest in austin, texas. cnn and a lot of other people saw it at south by southwest. the sale was closed at fault by south -- south by southwest by our sales agent, josh. [video clip] >> a typical day for me, older men would pick me up around 7:15. the car would get bob and then his aide. then it would
bream. live from "america news hq" starts now. information about what's behind the massive closures is slowly trickling in, but so are new details about the timing and how the administration is handling the threat. steve centanni has more. >> the president is getting regular updates and today lawmakers spoke out about the danger. >> there's been an awful lot of chatter, chatter about the planning that's going on, very reminiscent of what we saw around 9/11. >> as a result 20 embassies and consulates were closed throughout the middle east and north after ka. it's called them to step up their activities in the wake of killings of top terrorists. there were prison breaks including one in aleppo, syria, this weekend that have freed al qaeda operatives over the last month. lawmakers who are being briefed say we know less about the location of the possible attack than the timing. listen. >> the assumption that it's probably most likely to happen in the middle east at or about one of the embassies, but there's no evidence of that at all. it could be in europe or the united states. >> they
threat will likely revive america's memories of the scary second week of last year when islamists rioted at three western embassies, culminating on the fatal attack on the u.s. consulate and annex in benghazi. >> it is possible we may have additional days of closing as well. of course depending on our analysis. individual u.s. embassies and consulates will announce whether or not they are open or implementing restrictions or other measures. >> president obama is at camp david this morning, returning to the white house later today, said to be receiving regular briefings on the al-qaeda threat and our response. chris? >> the terror alert comes as russia has granted nsa leak edward snowden temporary asylum. there are growing demands in congress to impose new limits on the government surveillance of americans. joining us now to all this in new york general michan. and here in washington, republican congressman justin amash of michigan who led an effort to restrict the nsa's data collection. general, based on your long experience, what's going on here with the u.s. closing almost two dozen em
and north africa. and issues an extraordinary worldwide travel alert to america. >>> plus, new questions about relations with russia. after moscow grants asylum to edward snowden. >> russia has stabbed us in the back. each day that snowden is allowed to roam free is another twist of the knife. >> now the white house is rethinking whether the president should meet with russian president putin. >>> plus, growing controversy about the surveillance of americans here and overseas. we'll talk with general michael hayden. as well as nsa critic congressman justin amash of michigan. >>> then, washington keeps heading for a budget impasse and government shut down. >> we have seen a faction of republicans in congress saying they wouldn't pay the bills congress racked up in the first place. >> instead of working together yesterday the president threatened to shut down the government. >> we'll ask house majority leader eric cantor if they can make a deal before the deadline. all right now on fox news sunday. >>> hello again from fox news in washington. we begin with a terror threat that's prompted th
news" the new protective measures across america after the threat from al qaeda. the office coworkers who won a giant lottery and wish they >> ama: here's the latest on the ongoing b.a.r.t. contract negotiations. both sides are still talking but still in dole. the agency and the unions have not reached an agreement on wages, healthcare benefits and pension costs. they have until tomorrow night when the current contract dead lan -- deadline expires. the unions say they'll walk off the job monday morning if there is no agreement in place. >> we'll haveup dates on the negotiations tonight at 6:00, and on monday, the abc7 morning news gets off to an early start, 4:00 a.m. and anchors and traffic reporter will be keeping an eye on the morning commute for you. all starting at 4:00 a.m. on the abc7 morning news. >> it's only been three months since powerball fever gripped the nation and enough at it back. the jackpot tonight will top $300 million. the chances of winning are one good 175 million but buying a tick today, no help. 60% of past winners bought their tickets on the day of the drawi
. if they have good scores, pay them more. corporate america judges you and you take tests in corporate america. you should be doing it in public schools. >> jonas, do you see a downside? >> if you make it more, more kids are going go to privatized school. >> stop it. >> i'm for rating and ranking and using teachers and promoting them and not treating them as a giveaway. however, me knowing some teache' grades isn't going to do anything. i can't fiire a teacher so it's portant for the administration to use it. i don't see what the tell-all in the paper is going to do as far as teache' pay. >> gary, they say this could ing on stigma. they're just afraid they're all going to be bad grades. >> and they should be quite honestly. here's the difference and i think that jonas is missing on this. when i go into a bger king or a mcdonald's, i don't care about the rating of an employee because if they give me lousy service, i can go to wendy's wn the street. the problem is public schools are a mon ply. whether the teachers are good or bad, i still have to buy their crappy product. if i know what they're
in america get their talking points from the new york times. that's one of the problem with th ory. it's hard to pick up steam when the establishment won't go after the president over something that's really sleazy. i mean this smells really bad whether you're a republican. suose you're a republican and he does the same thing. you set the press department that this president can get away with it. other presidents can get away with it as well. >> julie, by the way, if you'll just pipe down. >> i'miding my time i'm waiting for you t get it out of your system. >> do you think the irs is indeed a scandal or the revelations that are coming to light? >> i think what happens is the irs is a scandal. i have no evidence that it reache the white house or barack obama or anybody in his inner circle told people to go do this. they're jumping to conclusions without any evidence. >> that's what reporters are supposed to do. >> let her in. >> you're right. you're right. and think foxews has done a very good job of looking at it but so far i see no evidence that this has emanated from the white house. >> you
will take america colby and sen ba now to forbess on fox. >> here we go again. senate majority leader harry reid wants to raise taxes before reforming the tax code by a trillion bucks and the republicans are open to hiking them as part of a debt deal. we saw detroit go bankrupt and it has the highest city tax rates in the nation. emacyou say it proves high taxes don't work. >> why does anybody in congress think high taxes create middle-class jobs? taxes are a usterit. and i tell you mana, people left detroit because they said why pay the high tax bill when the voirment is not so great and the job rate is so por. we don't need that when we can go elsewhere. >> look at the stats. detroit taxes are highest as in michigan in their own state and yet they are public services and they have the worse streets and public schools and highwayest crime and more you pay in taxes doesn't lead to a preponderate life. >> hi taxes are a symptom of a larger cause. they are rising because of bad policies and you do so people and capitol loving areas and you need to make up for the tax base. high taxes are note
. >> well, in a moment, ann. in a moment. [ laughter ] i still love you, america, i do, but you've hurt my feelings very, very much. [ laughter ] >> father? hello, father. >> hello, tag. >> i'm so very angry, father. i wish i could punch america in the face. i do, i tell you. [ laughter ] >> well, now, now. it's not a time for anger, tag. >> so what's next for
.com bubble america's suicide rate has been climbing. all of that is a stark issue is that the jobs issue is not only an economic issue, it is more than that it is an issue that gets to the very soul of our culture and its people. joblessness results in either people giving up in despair or rising up in defiance. of course, both parties claim to be all about jobs. >> as you know, house republicans have been focused on economic growth and jobs since day one. >> a three letter word. jobs. j-o-b-s. jobs. >> governor huckabee: thank you, joe. [ laughter ] but the truth is jobs isn't created so much when the government does something as he they are in the government stops doing things that put an anchor instead of a life vest around the necks of entrepreneurs. we hear a lot about values, but do we value the work and the people who do it? if so, we ought to pay them as if we do value both them and their work. companies ought to pay employees as generously as they can because good workers have worth. now, if the employer keeps too much for himself, he or she doesn't really value the worker. and,
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francisco. >> the trans-america was built way before. it's a pretty conventional foundation design. >> i have heard about this thing called the triangle of life and up you are supposed to go to the edge of your bed to save yourself. is there anything of value to that ? >> yes, if you are in your room. you should drop, cover and hold onto something. if you are in school, same thing, kitchen same thing. if you happen to be in your bed, and you rollover your bed, it's not a bad place to be. >> the reality is when we have a major earthquake the ground shaking so pronounced that you are not going to be able to get up and go anywhere. you are pretty much staying where you are when that earthquake hits. you are not going to be able to stand up and run with gravity. >> you want to get under the door frame but you are not moving to great distances. >> where can i buy a richter scale? >> mr. richter is selling it. we are going to put a plug in for cold hardware. they are not available. it's a rather complex. >> in fact we don't even use the richter scale anymore. we use a moment magnitude. the ric
. >> this is america's number one financial news program "on the money." >> here is a look at what is making news. a disappointing job's report for the month of july. the economy created 162,000 new jobbing for the month. that was below the expected 183,000. but it fell to 7.4% as fewer people looked for jobs. job growth was revised downward was well. record setting weekend for the marks. kicking off the month of august with a bank hitting new highs on thursday after comments by the fed earlier in the weekend. the s&p 500 closed above 1700 for the first time ever. those commenting after the open market committee wrapped up a two-day meeting and announced it would continue buying bonds and mortgage backed securities to help keep interest rates low. the fed used the afraid modest growth rather than moderate growth. that was a light and subttle downgrade. the first reading was released this week and it came in stronger than expected. expectations had been for an increase of nine tenths of a percent. the biggest drag was government spending. consumer spending was relatively strong. here is some of th
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